Updated August 2017:
On our first day of the 2017 Intensive Summer Institute we were taken to Hawaii’s Plantation Village (HPV) where our main objective was to help create an activity-workbook for Chinese children that would visit HPV. Currently, HPV does not have many interactive resources available for young children visiting their location other than those offered to school tours.
In this Mini-PBLL experience, we were tasked to use our tour time throughout HPV to look for possible activities that would engage Chinese children in learning more about HPV in a fun way. These activities would be incorporated and placed into an activity book.
I greatly appreciated diving-in into this mini-PBLL as we could get a broad sense of what a final product would look like. Some topics to be discussed and keep in mind where:
To conclude, you'll find below the final product of this Mini-PBLL which is an activity book for Chinese children visiting the HPV:
From the 2015 PBLL ISI:
I do have to admit that having the current reigning National FL Teacher of the Year - Nicole Naditz (do follow her on Twitter) and her superb note-taking skills, I decided to simply share her Google Doc.
So, without any further ado ... and thanks a ton to Nicole, here you go: Notes during the PBLL ISI.
Join us this November at ACTFL 2020 for our simulive session:
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My experiences attending the Fundamentals of Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) Online Institute
Cherice Montgomery, Ph.D.